Electrician (Open until Filled)

  • 2600 Fresno Street, Fresno, California
  • Jun 04, 2022
Full Time Construction and Skilled Trades
  • Salary: 6203.00 - 6203.00 USD

Job Description

Position Description


Under supervision, Electricians perform various duties depending on assignment and Division. Incumbent performs skilled work installing, altering, maintaining, and repairing building electrical systems, traffic signals and streetlights, underground circuits, aerial service connections, electrical systems, electrical equipment, programmable logic controllers (PLC's), VFD's, lighting systems, pumping stations, and associated equipment. This position may require incumbents to perform standby duty on a rotating basis.

Three (3) vacancies currently exist in the Department of Public Works, Facilities Division. For this assignment, the incumbent will be responsible for installing, altering, maintaining, and repairing building electrical systems, parking lot lighting, underground circuits, irrigation booster pumps, motors, VFD's and various electrical systems and associated equipment.

Immediate and future vacancies will be filled from this eligible list for a period of six (6) months from the date the eligible list is created, with the option of extending that period at the City's discretion. If the examination process is suspended for this recruitment, the eligible list may be limited to three (3) months.

Conditions of Employment

All newly hired and current City employees are required to comply with Administrative Order 6-30 "Employee Covid-19 Safety Protocols." For more information, please visit: Personnel Services | Policies and MOU's (fresno.gov)

Pay,Benefits, & Work Schedule

BENEFITS: UNIT 7 Classification- International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local Union 100 (IBEW)

HEALTH INSURANCE: The City contributes toward monthly premiums for PPO medical, dental and vision for employee and dependents.
FLEXIBLE SPENDING ACCOUNT: IRS 125 plan for health and dependent care expenses.
DEFERRED COMPENSATION: Voluntary 457 plan with Fidelity Investments to increase your retirement savings.
VACATION: Accrue (8-14) days per year.
SICK LEAVE: Accrue eight (8) hours per month.
HOLIDAYS: Ten (10) city-observed annual holidays plus birthday and two (2) personal days.
SHORT-TERM DISABILITY: provided through California SDI program
HEALTH REIMBURSEMENT ARRANGEMENT: To reimburse retirement medical insurance and qualified medical expenses.
RETIREMENT: City of Fresno Retirement Systems, one of the best funded public systems in the state. Reciprocity with other CA public agencies. Vested in Retirement benefits after 5 years of service. City employees do not participate in Social Security.
DROP (Deferred Retirement Option Program): an optional, voluntary program that allows an employee to deposit retirement benefits in a special savings account within the Retirement System while continuing to work for the City of Fresno for up to 10 years. Participation minimum is age 50 and vested. Benefits includes ownership of accumulated funds, compound interest earnings, and alternative distribution options.

Additional information regarding the City of Fresno benefits is available at

The Requirements

Applicants must meet the minimum qualifications on or before the posted filing deadline in order to qualify for the examination.

Completion of a recognized apprenticeship program, or equivalent, and (1) One year of journey-level experience as an Electrician in an industrial setting performing troubleshooting and a wide variety of electrical/electronic repairs and installation work.

NOTE: Six (6) years of full-time electrician work experience in an industrial setting is accepted as an equivalent to "completion of a recognized apprenticeship program and one year of journey level experience in an industrial setting." If applying with less than six (6) years of journey-level experience as an Electrician in an industrial setting, please attach evidence of apprenticeship program completion to the online application. When you complete your on-line application, be sure to detail your experience and/or education, and how it demonstrates you meet the minimum qualifications for this position.

Possession of a Class C California Driver's License is required at time of appointment and must be maintained through entire term of employment in this class. Candidates considered for hire must provide proof of a valid driver's license and current copy of their driving record.

Depending upon assignment, may be required to obtain a valid California Commercial Class B Driver's License without airbrake restriction within 6 months of appointment and maintain the commercial driver's license for the entire term of employment in this class.

Eligible considered for hire will be required to successfully pass a Department interview and a Department of Justice fingerprint process prior to employment with the City of Fresno.

Some positions have been designated as being 'safety sensitive' and require those offered employment to successfully pass a drug test prior to employment. Federal law requires that applicants for positions involving the operation of certain transit vehicles, revenue service vehicles, the transportation of hazardous materials, or heavy equipment over 26,001 pounds requiring a commercial driver's license, must undergo pre-employment drug testing as a condition of employment. This classification is subject to random drug and alcohol testing throughout entire term of employment in this class.

How To Apply

APPLICANTS MUST COMPLETE AN ON-LINE APPLICATION. PLEASE VISIT www.fresno.gov/jobs. TO APPLY. For information on how to complete an on-line application, please view "Instruction Guide" on the City's website, Personnel Services Career Opportunities page, or call (559) 621-6950 for assistance. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a completed employment application.

ALL CORRESPONDENCE regarding this recruitment and exam process will be sent via e-mail. All applicants will acknowledge such understanding when they complete their on-line application. Verify we have your correct e-mail address before you submit your application. It is an applicant's responsibility to check their email frequently to ensure they receive all pertinent communication from the Personnel Services Department on a timely basis. Applicants will receive an automatically generated confirmation e-mail upon a successful application submittal. The e-mail is the only proof of submittal.

It is an applicant's responsibility to check their email account and to ensure it is set up to accept emails from the City of Fresno. Dependent upon your settings, notices from the City of Fresno may be directed to the "junk mail" or "spam" folders. It is the applicant's responsibility to check these folders.

Applications must be submitted by midnight on the filing deadline or they will not be accepted for any reason. FOR THIS RECRUITMENT, IT IS RECOMMENDED THAT PERMANENT FRESNO CITY EMPLOYEES APPLY THROUGH PEOPLESOFT SELF SERVICE.

Selection Process

The examination process may consist of the following:

Written Examination - 100%: A job- related written examination will be administered which may test a candidate's knowledge of standard practices, materials, tools, and equipment of the electrical trade, knowledge of local and national electrical codes and solid-state electronic systems; reading diagrams, safety practices and mathematics. Candidates must achieve a passing score to qualify for the eligible list. The Written Exam is to be determined.

Those candidates certified to the eligible list may be required to participate in a Departmental Skills Demonstration as part of the department selection process.

Veteran Preference Regulations

Candidates applying for veteran's preference are required to submit a copy of their DD214 with their application during the specified filing period. Evidence must be presented to indicate that the candidate was discharged honorably from the military service. Veterans, including City employees, must resubmit proof of honorable service for every examination for which veteran's preference credit is requested. Qualified veterans who pass the examination will have five (5) points added to their final score.

Equal Opportunity Employer

The City of Fresno is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Should you need a special accommodation due to a qualifying disability, please contact the Personnel Service Department at (559) 621-6950 in advance of the examination.

Closing Date/Time: 12/12/2022

Remote-eligible (Remote work is a type of flexible working arrangement that allows an employee to work from remote location)


Job Address

2600 Fresno Street, Fresno, California 93721 United States View Map